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Thursday, Aug 17, 2017

Invasive Zebra Mussels Found in Lake Austin

Invasive Zebra Mussels Found in Lake Austin

State scientists say zebra mussels have been found at Lake Austin, the latest indication the invasive species is continuing to spread along Texas waterways.

Wednesday, Aug 9, 2017

Texas Hunting, Fishing Licenses on Sale Aug. 15

Texas Hunting, Fishing Licenses on Sale Aug. 15

Hunters, anglers, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department says licenses for 2017-2018 go on sale Aug. 15.

Thursday, Aug 3, 2017

Dallas Arboretum Offers Dollar Days in August

Dallas Arboretum Offers Dollar Days in August

The Dallas Arboretum is offering reduced admission rates during the month of August.

Tuesday, Jul 11, 2017

Fisherman Hauls in Texas Record 1,033-Pound Hammerhead Shark

Fisherman Hauls in Texas Record 1,033-Pound Hammerhead Shark

A 1,033-pound hammerhead shark caught over the weekend during a fishing tournament based in Texas City is a record for the species in Texas and one of the largest fish ever caught in the state.

Tuesday, Jun 20, 2017

New Texas Water Park Designed for People With Special Needs

New Texas Water Park Designed for People With Special Needs

More than 600 people attended Saturday's opening of a Texas water park designed for people with special needs.

Wednesday, Jun 14, 2017

Century Agave Produces Rare Bloom in East Dallas

Century Agave Produces Rare Bloom in East Dallas

Plant lovers in search of a rare sight should consider heading to East Dallas, where an agave plant is in full bloom.

Wednesday, Jun 14, 2017

Century Agave Produces Rare Bloom in East Dallas

Century Agave Produces Rare Bloom in East Dallas

Plant lovers in search of a rare sight should consider heading to East Dallas, where an agave plant is in full bloom.

Tuesday, Jun 6, 2017

This Could Be Worst Tick Season Ever: CDC

This Could Be Worst Tick Season Ever: CDC

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention predicts this could be the worst ever season for tick-borne illness due to a sharp rise in the tick population.

Monday, Jun 5, 2017

How to Protect Your Children From Mosquitoes This Summer

How to Protect Your Children From Mosquitoes This Summer

Mosquito traps have tested positive for West Nile virus in several North Texas Cities.

Thursday, Jun 1, 2017

Is This South Texas 'Monster Frog' Real?

Is This South Texas 'Monster Frog' Real?

A monster frog making the rounds on social media may not be as gross as it seems.

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Smoke Warning Lifted in Massive Fort Worth Warehouse Fire
Smoke Warning Lifted in Massive Fort Worth Warehouse Fire

A firefighter has been injured while battling a warehouse fire southeast of downtown Fort Worth.

Clear the Shelters: Find a Participating Shelter Near You
Clear the Shelters: Find a Participating Shelter Near You

NBC Owned Television Stations and Telemundo are teaming up Aug. 19, 2017 to host the second annual Clear the Shelters event, a nationwide pet adoption initiative that aims to find loving homes for animals...

Parts of Dallas North Tollway Closing for Construction: NTTA
Parts of Dallas North Tollway Closing for Construction: NTTA

For the second weekend in a row construction crews are set to close all lanes in both directions of the Dallas North Tollway in Plano.

5 Facts That Make Modern Pet Ownership Easy
5 Facts That Make Modern Pet Ownership Easy

Owning a pet is a big responsibility, but it can fit any lifestyle and budget by considering these simple facts

Trump Chief Strategist Leaves WH, Returns to Breitbart
Trump Chief Strategist Leaves WH, Returns to Breitbart

Steve Bannon, senior strategist to President Donald Trump, is leaving the administration, agreeing with Trump's chief of staff that Friday would be his last day in the role, the White House announced.

Six Flags Replaces Confederate Flags With American Flags
Six Flags Replaces Confederate Flags With American Flags

In light of a recent efforts to remove Confederate symbols from American cities, Six Flags Over Texas has decided to stop flying the Confederate flag at it's park in Arlington.